Pain Rehabilitation: Nondrug options for managing chronic pain
Pain rehabilitation programs offer nondrug options for managing chronic pain. These may include physical, occupational and psychological therapy.
Pain rehabilitation programs explore various ways to help control pain and identify factors that contribute to pain. These programs generally are intended for individuals who have experienced a significant decline in daily functioning and quality of life as a result of chronic pain.
In most pain rehabilitation programs, a pain professional, pain psychologist and other specialists work together as an interdisciplinary team.
They incorporate cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help identify and replace negative thoughts and unhealthy behaviors. This can help you get back to your regular activities and improve your quality of life.
The program also might include physical
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